The message on ignition of gschs in Odessa region received at 21:44. Units were immediately dispatched according to raised number of a call “Fire RANK 2”, reports “Russian conversation”.
Arrived at the scene, firefighters rescued 15 people and handed them over to the ambulance teams. Four of the rescued were unconscious. Resuscitation did not help – people died. Later received information about the deaths of two people. Among the victims were an employee of the hospital.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky reacted to the terrible state of emergency, demanding an investigation.
“The reasons will be clarified. My condolences to the family and friends of the victims”, – he wrote in Twitter.
Eyewitnesses reported in social networks that fire and smoke were visible from afar, glowed even trees located near the enclosure. Of fire the building could be heard the cries of the people.
According to UNIAN, the hospital staff said that inside it was originally about fifty patients.
We will remind, today early in the morning at the seaport in Makhachkala explosion, which claimed the lives of three people, three victims are in hospital. Also rescuers looking for three missing sailors.